Whitmer extends ‘stay-at-home’ order through April. Here’s what that means.
The order was originally set to expire on Monday, April 13.
Report: Southeast Michigan residents sheltering at highest rates in nation
Coronavirus has taken a toll on Metro Detroit. In response, residents have greatly reduced their movement.
Closures, transit, gatherings: How Detroit is dealing with coronavirus
All the latest information on the city’s response to COVID-19.
Positive stories around Detroit to keep your spirits up
Coronavirus has got us all down, but here’s a bit of positivity to take with you.
Bird and Lime pull scooters out of Detroit due to coronavirus
Though it may be temporary, Spin is currently the only scooter company operating in the city.
Whitmer orders water restored to shutoff customers during COVID-19 outbreak
A directive from the Michigan governor also included a $2 million grant to help communities comply.
Facing flood of missed mortgage payments, Quicken Loans may need emergency funding
Nonbank lenders will need billions of dollars to stave off a cash crunch caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
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How coronavirus is impacting Detroit
News and updates on how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting Detroit housing, transit, and more
Detroit and Wayne County halt evictions, tax foreclosure due to coronavirus
Public health concerns have prompted the 36th District Court and Wayne County to take measures to prevent homelessness.
As COVID-19 spreads, Detroit struggles to restore water to shutoff customers
Only 73 households have successfully gotten their water turned back on.
Detroit forms partnership to continue efforts at preserving city’s affordable housing
The Preservation Partnership will expand on efforts to save 10,000 units of affordable housing across Detroit.
Latest plan for regional transit dies in Michigan Legislature
Amidst concerns from northern Oakland County lawmakers, Republicans declined to bring the legislation up for a vote.
New legislation, city compensation may provide relief to overtaxed Detroiters
Homeowners who were overtaxed in the 2010s or are delinquent on their taxes now will soon have avenues for assistance.
Pope designates Ste. Anne Church in Southwest Detroit a basilica
The historic church is one of only 86 in the U.S. to receive the honor.
Midtown housing incentive comes to an end, putting low-income renters at risk
The "Stay Midtown" program dispersed $800,000 in subsidies over three years.
Restoration work begins on Fisher Building’s exterior and entrances
Much-needed facade work will soon be done on the largest marble-clad commercial building in the world.
Detroit suing three notorious “slumlords” over appalling condition of properties
The city is trying to force the speculators to bring the homes up to code or prohibit them from doing business in Detroit.
New report shows Detroit diversifying, but anxieties around race remain
No U.S. city grew more in diversity than Detroit over the last decade.
Why Detroit’s tool to force developers to invest in community is coming up short
Some residents and members of city council feel the Community Benefits Ordinance isn’t working—and are proposing changes.
Detroit awarded $783K in grants to expand recycling to multifamily, commercial buildings
The new services are expected to roll out sometime in 2020.
Curbed Detroit’s most popular stories of 2019
Check out the most-read articles from the past year.
The 10 most Detroit things that happened in Detroit in 2019
Detroit was its crazy, fun, controversial self this past year
Downtown ‘ball drop’ on New Year’s Eve canceled for second year in a row
Event producers blame lack of sponsorship funding.
Ford to invest $1.45 billion, add 3,000 jobs at two SE Michigan facilities
Adding to the massive projects the automaker is already undertaking in the region.
City, Quicken Loans fund look to simplify process for new businesses in Detroit
Red tape at city hall has been a long-running complaint for those trying to get permits and inspections.
Radiation scare on Detroit River a ‘wake-up call’
Even if water tests show no contamination from the recent spill, it still calls attention to Michigan’s inadequate emergency response system.
Dirt potentially contaminated with uranium spills into Detroit River
The site leased by Detroit Bulk Storage partially collapsed into the river over the Thanksgiving weekend.
DDOT to install new bus shelters and fareboxes
The city will soon get new shelters at 59 stops and fareboxes on all 300 buses in its fleet.
Duggan’s $250M demolition bond proposal rejected by Detroit City Council
The mayor had hoped to use the funds to eliminate all residential blight by 2025
Historic District Commission denies Lafayette Towers proposal to build fence
Management said the fence, which would have blocked access to the park, was necessary to ensure resident safety.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib calls for probe into Dan Gilbert, Opportunity Zones
Tlaib joins three members of Congress who signed a letter urging an investigation into possible political influence.
Detroit to make changes to its rental registry ordinance due to limited compliance
The city had hoped to bring all rentals into compliance in two years, but that timeline has proved unrealistic.
DIA to seek millage renewal on 2020 ballot
The renewal would be two years ahead of when it was set to expire.
More speed humps get installed on Detroit’s residential streets
The city has now installed over 400 of the traffic calming obstacles across Detroit.
HUD denies recommending demolition of United Artists Theatre
But the State Historic Preservation Office and a major financier still don’t think it should be saved.
Waymo’s Detroit plant begins outfitting cars with driverless tech
At least 30 cars have been equipped at the factory near Hamtramck.
Basketball court in Palmer Park one of 60 to be renovated by Detroit Pistons
This marks the 17th court refurbished by the Detroit basketball team.
Everything you need to know about the 2019 Detroit Marathon
The international race takes place this Sunday, October 20.
City and county propose new payment plan to reduce tax foreclosure
The "Pay as You Stay" program would eliminate interest, penalties, and fees for low-income homeowners behind on taxes.